2 dead after car plunges into river off Garden State Parkway in Clark Twp.

Two people are dead after being pulled from a submerged car that plunged into a river in New Jersey Friday morning.

It happened near Exit 136 on the Garden State Parkway in Clark Township.

Police said a car overturned, then ended up in the Rahway River.

Rescuers pulled the victims from the vehicle, but authorities say it was too late. The identities of the victims are not being released at this time.

The crash is causing serious traffic delays in the area, and lane closures are expected to remain in place for an extended period of time.
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